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2024 Yellow Book Update

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Auditing (Governmental) - Technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Accounting and Auditing |  Yellow Book
Melisa F. Galasso
Course Levels:
2 Hours
Product Setting: Expires 30 day(s) after program date.

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More and more entities need Yellow Book engagements, including a growing number of for-profit entities. In this course, we will review the unique independence requirements in GAGAS. We'll also review the recent changes to quality management in Yellow Book. We'll close with a reminder of common deficiencies found in Yellow Book engagements.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the changes to Chapter 5 of Yellow Book
  • Recognize common Yellow Book deficiencies
  • Recall the independence requirements in Yellow Book

Major Subjects
  • Quality Management
  • Risk Assessment
  • SQMS
  • Independence

Course Materials


Melisa F. Galasso's Profile

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Founder and CEO

Galasso Learning Solutions LLC

Melisa Galasso is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with nearly 20 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical acconting and auditing topics, including not-for-profit and governmental accounting. She also supports essential professional development, audit level training, and train the trainer efforts. Melisa is a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and has earned the Association for Talent Development Master Trainer™ designation. Her passion for instructional design and adult learning techniques is one of the differentiators that set her apart from other CPE providers. Within the industry, Melisa serves on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), AICPA Council, and the VSCPA’s Board of Directors. She previously served on the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC) and is a past-Chair of the NCACPA’s A&A committee. Melisa also authors the AICPA’s State and Local Government Guide and serves as a SME for the Center for Plain English Accounting.



Mon, Jul 29, 2024 - 12:00pm to 01:50pm EDT
Thu, Aug 15, 2024 - 02:00pm to 03:50pm EDT
Mon, Aug 26, 2024 - 04:00pm to 05:50pm EDT
Thu, Sep 19, 2024 - 07:00pm to 08:50pm EDT
Mon, Sep 30, 2024 - 12:00pm to 01:50pm EDT
Thu, Oct 03, 2024 - 02:00pm to 03:50pm EDT
Tue, Oct 15, 2024 - 04:00pm to 05:50pm EDT
Thu, Nov 07, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:50am EST
Sat, Nov 23, 2024 - 12:00pm to 01:50pm EST
Wed, Dec 04, 2024 - 02:00pm to 03:50pm EST
Fri, Dec 13, 2024 - 04:00pm to 05:50pm EST
Mon, Dec 23, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:50am EST
Sat, Jan 04, 2025 - 12:00pm to 01:50pm EST
Thu, Jan 23, 2025 - 07:00pm to 08:50pm EST
Thu, Feb 06, 2025 - 04:00pm to 05:50pm EST
Wed, Feb 19, 2025 - 10:00am to 11:50am EST
Tue, Mar 11, 2025 - 12:00pm to 01:50pm EDT
Fri, Mar 28, 2025 - 02:00pm to 03:50pm EDT
Thu, Apr 10, 2025 - 07:00pm to 08:50pm EDT
Sat, Apr 26, 2025 - 10:00am to 11:50am EDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites Prior experience with GAGAS
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Accounting professionals
Original Recording Date 05/01/2024
Course Developer Galasso Learning Solutions LLC
Date Added to Catalog 1/22/2024
Yellow Book Yes

Additional Information

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

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Overall:      4.5

Total Reviews: 2